25 random things…..

February 12, 2009

I stole this from Facebook …. mainly because I couldn’t think of a more interesting blog topic.

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Rules: Once you’ve been tagged, you are supposed to write a note with 25 random things, facts, habits, or goals about you. At the end, choose 25 people to be tagged. You have to tag the person who tagged you. If I tagged you, it’s because I want to know more about you.

1. I like to think that I’m nicer today than I was yesterday.
2. I’m going bald and gray at the same time.
3. I work hard to make my wife and son smile at least several times during the day.
4. I always try to tell my wife “I love you” between 50 and 75 times a day.
5. My wife is crazy, my son is a hurricane contained within a 2-year-old’s body, and I am in desperate of strong medication.
6. I don’t consider myself to be “a good guy.”
7. I don’t care if people like me or hate me. Life is too short to worry about that nonsense.
8. I love country music.
9. I make mistakes … and I try to learn from them.
10. I didn’t like who I was when I was younger.
11. I don’t have many friends, but I treasure the ones that I do have.
12. I’m a life-long Cubs fan.
13. I’ve learned to stop blowing things up as a way to work out my stress.
14. I hate Dane Cook.
15. I read like coke fiends snort.
16. I’m never happy with a first draft. By the time many people see these postings, I’ve rewritten them at least seven or eight times.
17. My mother and I don’t talk anymore.
18. I know I didn’t appreciate my sister when we were younger and I’ve worked very hard to repair our relationship in the last 10 years.
19. I love listening to Miles Davis and Stevie Ray Vaughn.
20. My comic collection is overwhelming.
21. I love old movies.
22. I try not to take life too seriously, but it is difficult sometimes (especially in today’s world).
23. I’m a Christian who is working every day to better his relationship with the Lord.
24. I’ve been called every name in the book at least twice during the 15 years I’ve been a reporter … and I’ve grown a very thick skin in order to deal with it.
25. I treasure my wife and son above everything else in my life, and I thank God every day that I have them as a part of my life.

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Keep smiling folks:)

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